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U.S. Army North
Army North, FEMA, others train for unprecedented hurricane season
May 25, 2023
— While hurricane seasons are unpredictable, U.S. Army North trains to maintain its proficiency and readiness to support our civilian federal agencies and Americans for the upcoming hurricane season. More than 150 military and civilian partners joined U.S. Army North -- in person and virtually -- for a Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill at the Army Medical Center of Excellence ROC Drill Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 24...
U.S. Army North wraps up annual homeland defense Vibrant Response exercise
May 17, 2023
— U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, oversaw approximately 2,500 military and civilian personnel assigned to numerous military organizations across the country during its annual disaster response training exercise, Vibrant Response, which took place April 24 through May 12, 2023...
JBSA 248th Army Ball takes place June 15
May 11, 2023
— The 248th Army Ball takes place from 5-11 p.m. June 15 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center HemisFair Ballroom, located at 900 E. Market St. in downtown San Antonio...
U.S. Army North’s symposium brings warrant officers together, celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islanders
May 10, 2023
— “Be thoughtful about what you saw here today,” said Lt. Gen. John Evans Jr., U.S. Army North’s commanding general. He looked out across MacArthur Parade Field, speaking to more than 1,500 servicemembers, civilians and families after a fun run supporting U.S. Army North’s 2023 Warrant Officer Symposium as well as Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, May 4, 2023...
JBSA-Camp Bullis hosts Army’s Best Squad Competition 2023
May 9, 2023
— U.S. Army Futures Command hosted squads from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, U.S. Army North, and U.S. Army South in this year’s competition, held at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis May 2, 2023...
PHOTOS | Army North conducts proficiency assessment in Indiana
May 5, 2023
— Members of the Indiana National Guard's 53rd Civil Support Team participated in a training exercise at the Tippecanoe Amphitheater April 19, 2023, in Lafayette, Indiana. This assessment, conducted by U.S. Army North, is a validation of the unit's proficiency in collective, leader and individual tasks. ...
National Guard, Army Reserve sustainers build foundation for Exercise Vibrant Response
May 3, 2023
— The state of Indiana is a long way from home base for Soldiers stationed with the 786th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Virgin Island National Guard, and 512th Movement Control Teams, 1 Mission Support Command. With temperatures falling below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the Caribbean-based Soldiers ensured the exercise Vibrant Response carried on without failure...
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Open House takes place April 22
April 19, 2023
— Join the fun April 22 at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Open House...
NORAD, U.S. Northern Command will conduct exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 23
April 10, 2023
— The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command will conduct its annual homeland defense exercise, VIGILANT SHIELD 23 from April. 11-19, 2023...
JBSA celebrates 113th anniversary of first military light
March 3, 2023
— U.S. Army North hosted a celebration March 2 that acknowledged that 113 years ago, then-U.S. Army Lt. Benjamin D. Foulois was the first pilot to conduct a military flight at Fort Sam Houston...
U.S. Army North conducts change of responsibility, welcomes new senior enlisted leader
February 3, 2023
— U.S. Army North conducted a change of responsibility ceremony as Command Sgt. Maj. Phil K. Barretto relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Jerimiah E. Gan at the Fort Sam Houston Theater Feb. 1, 2023...
Deployed pen pal inspires future Army leader
January 23, 2023
— Receiving a letter from a pen pal as a child can build a memory that lasts a lifetime. For U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Katie Glover, an assistant professor for military science at North Carolina State Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, her pen pal was the start of her love for the U.S. Army...
U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) celebrates its 80th birthday
January 5, 2023
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) celebrated its 80th birthday at various locations around Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 5, 2023...
Army North hosts homeland defense tabletop exercise, senior leader seminar
December 22, 2022
— U.S. Army North hosted senior leaders and planners from across the Army and sister services for a homeland defense tabletop exercise and senior leader seminar at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 13-15, 2022...
Army North’s Office of the Command Surgeon receives Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award
November 8, 2022
— The Office of the Command Surgeon team of U.S. Army North at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston received the quarterly Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award at the historic Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle Oct. 5, 2022...
DSCA teaches DOD personnel how they support the state during disaster
October 31, 2022
— Military personnel and civilians recently came together to attend a four-day Defense Support of Civil Authorities Phase II seminar, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 23-26, 2022. This course was one of more than a dozen DSCA courses which are led by U.S. Northern Command through U.S. Army North each year...
U.S., Mexico incorporate ‘Women, Peace, and Security Program’ in ‘Fuerzas Amigas 2022’
October 26, 2022
— The U.S. military conducted exercise Fuerzas Amigas 2022 with the Mexican military at Campo Militar Reynosa in Reynosa, Mexico, Oct. 16-21, 2022. Fuerzas Amigas is an annual bilateral exercise focused on defense support of civil authorities and Mexico’s National Defense Plan-III-E. This year’s exercise included a Women, Peace, and Security, or WPS, objective for the first time, integrating a gender perspective into exercise planning, design, and execution in support of our mutual WPS objectives. ...
U.S. military, state, local leaders honor Memorial Services Detachment members
October 26, 2022
— Brig. Gen. Russell Driggers, Joint Base San Antonio and 502d Air Base Wing commander; Robert Naething, deputy to the commanding general of U.S. Army North; and Joseph Bray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Texas (South), among others, awarded 26 individuals with the Army’s Public Service Commendation Medal to honor their selfless service in volunteering their own time to give back to military families by assisting in funeral honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery...
U.S. Army North, Joint Task Force Civil Support begin annual exercise with Mexican Army
October 20, 2022
— Fuerzas Amigas 2022, a binational disaster-response exercise between the U.S. and Mexican militaries, began Oct. 17 and runs through Oct. 21 along the U.S.- Mexican border...
Military leaders discuss future of homeland defense at AUSA annual meeting
October 13, 2022
— The Association of the United States Army marked its 2022 annual meeting by hosting multiple panels discussing topics surrounding this year’s focus of “Building the Army of 2030,” held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 10-12. U.S. Army North, with U.S. Northern Command, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the National Guard Bureau, hosted the Homeland Defense Panel, discussing the Army’s future in its ability to deter against threats with homeland defense measures and successful performance of Defense Support of Civil Authorities...